[unisog] Slashdot's UCSB Article
flynngn at jmu.edu
Tue Oct 1 18:16:32 GMT 2002
Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:
> On Mon, 30 Sep 2002 15:09:25 MDT, Jim Dillon said:
> > curiosity. I'm certainly more ignorant than most on this list, but couldn't
> > a well designed group policy be enforced for those that do bring W2K to
> > campus to ensure good configurations? This is a question out of ignorance,
> This contains the unwritten assumption that the machine in question is a
> member of a domain. Given that in a ResNet environment, the machine in question
> is almost certainly the property of the student, not the university, it's
> unclear how you would be able to say "this machine will be administered THIS
> way" as a condition of connecting to the network.
Why not? Its the organization's network. AUPs regularly put constraints
on the operation of a computer and behavior of its operator. Why shouldn't
connection be based on the application of a certain registry configuration
(which is really all a policy is)?
> This isn't a problem in the corporate environment, where the organization
> is the owner of the hardware - but the college doesn't own the resnet machines.
But they own the network.
Security Engineer - Technical Services
James Madison University
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